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Software Technical Lead

Chesterfield, DER, GB, S41 7TD

Job ID:  61053

Software Technical Lead 

Location: Chesterfield 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

Bilfinger are looking for a Software Technical Lead to provide technical support and guidance to the Software Engineering Team, ensuring smooth project progress in line with the agreed programme.


Main Responsibilities


•    Overall technical and engineering Software Team leadership
•    Working closely with and supporting the Software Project Manager in all aspects of technical delivery and scope management
•    Lead the technical and quality requirements for the Software Team
•    Technical support during integrated system testing, CFAT and SAT
•    Review of documents created by the project team
•    Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
•    Detailed task and procurement list development and leadership
•    Monitoring progress of activities being progressed by the Software Team
•    Identification of project opportunities and variations
•    Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
•    Support the Project Manager in the project delivery strategy development and planning
•    Identification of deviations from agreed functionality or scope and notify Project Manager
•    Training planning and support
•    Mentoring of Engineers
•    Provide Health and Safety leadership by example


Experience & Qualifications



•    Strong experience of system specification through design, development and testing
•    In depth knowledge of Siemens S7 PLC's and WinCC SCADA systems
•    Experience leading a team with a strong focus on programme adherence
•    A good appreciation of control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions
•    A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline




•    Providing mentoring to new or developing engineers
•    DCS
•    Drives
•    Plant Historians
•    MES
•    Industry 4.0
•    IT/OT Convergence
•    Network design and configuration
•    Cyber Security
•    Functional Safety
•    Database implementation
•    Energy Efficiency and OEE
•    Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc)
•    Bespoke code development
•    TIA Portal PLC programming

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


General Management | Bilfinger UK Limited | Temporary | White-collar workers | Skilled | Engineering - Automation  

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